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TV will not get cable channels

The television is currently hooked up to a cable box. The channel setup screen has an arrow pointing to the CATV option but cable channels still will not work!

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  • Anonymous Apr 14, 2008

    cable is hooked up directly to the tv we have no cable box and the tv is not geting the cable channels could it be something i need to do with the remote

  • lightbrown Jul 11, 2008

    I have gone to menu and tried to change the tv from tv mode to cable mode, but it will not change. The tv is hooked up to the cable jack on my wall.

  • taraalicha Jul 15, 2008

    cable not working

  • fritos62 Jul 17, 2008

    I had cable tv out this morning to check out the problem. I am not getting anything on the tv except mixed channels and can't watch anything. I have tried to reprogram and nothing is happening. The gentlemen from Time Warner said it is the TV. Now what? This TV was manufactured in April of 2003. Should I dump it. Something is wrong with this picture. Help!!!!



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If you have it hooked up to a digital box, it shouldn't matter if the TV is on cable or antenna mode. The only thing that matters is that the TV is on channel 3. Channels will be changed on digital box. Some newer TV's use input 1 or 2 or AUX for it to work. If I were you i would hook everything up and start playing with the channels going up and down until you get a picture.

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